The Center for Social and Demographic Analysis (CSDA) was established in 1981 with the objective of providing a strong research infrastructure for scholarship in population-based social sciences at the University at Albany. We support interdisciplinary population dynamics and population health research, with a special focus on the analysis of spatial inequalities (in particular, urban and regional development and its impact on residents) and the concerns of vulnerable populations (as defined by race and ethnicity, age, social class, and nativity). The CSDA provides researchers with access to first-rate computing facilities, statistical consulting, assistance with grant preparation and administration, and other related services. Additionally, through our hosting of a regular colloquium series, research methods workshops, and other events open to the entire University community, the CSDA serves as an intellectual hub that connects our local population researchers to one another, as well as to the broader network of national and international population researchers.

 

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

NICHD has just issued (April 20, 2017) an R21 funding announcement titled NICHD Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21).  The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) number is PA-17-259.  The program supports exploratory/developmental research projects falling within the mission of NICHD.  The earliest submission date for these proposals is May 16, 2017.  Standard NIH due dates apply to this program.   Click here for more information.

NICHD Will No Longer Participate in the Parent NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) Funding Opportunity Announcement (PA-16-161). The last application due dates that NICHD will accept under the Parent R21 FOA will be June 16, 2017, and July 17, 2017 for resubmissions. Click here for more information.

University Libraries are offering a number of skill building workshops. See the iLearn Workshop schedule for more details.

New CSDA Statistical Consulting Service: click here for more information

For regular updates, follow the CSDA on Twitter and Facebook!

CSDA Associate Michael Bloom discussed about Connections Between Persistent Organic Pollutants and Infertility in articles on Health News Digest and Green Guy Living

CSDA Associate Stacy Torres discussed about importance of human interaction especially among elderly and those outside of our usual social circles in an article on New York Times 

CSDA Associate Kajal Lahiri was recently honored at the Workshop on Forecasting Issues in Developing Economies for his important contributions to economics. Read more at the UAlbany NewsCenter.

CSDA Associate Yuchi Young is quoted in a US News & World Report Article on “Do Not Hospitalize” orders.

CSDA Associate Kajal Lahiri was quoted in an article in the Albany Times Union on US infrastructure spending.

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More events coming soon!

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